Snohomish County Surface Water Management (SWM) is seeking a creative GIS Analyst to join our team.
SWM desires a well-qualified GIS analyst to support our service areas by providing essential GIS services to a dynamic group of engineers, scientists, planners and technicians. We use GIS services applied to asset database management, floodplain mapping, flood control infrastructure, storm water infrastructure, wetlands and streams, and natural resource planning.
Successful applicants will have a background and experience in environmental sciences, geography, cartography and GIS. They will be able to work independently and as part of a team. We value the ability to analyze issues, develop solutions using creativity and ingenuity and clearly communicate complex data to varied audiences. Come join our team and build a career in the great northwest!
About Surface Water Management
SWM is a stormwater utility that provides services to unincorporated Snohomish County. These services are funded primarily by service charges paid by property owners in the unincorporated county. SWM is the largest division in Snohomish County’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. With an annual budget of $35 million, SWM maintains 95 full-time positions filled by dedicated professionals in their field. SWM works in partnership with other local and regional agencies to improve Snohomish County now and for future generations. SWM provides a variety of programs and services for reducing road and property flooding and preserving and improving the health of Snohomish County's water resources and natural systems. We focus on four core areas of service:
You can find us responding to water-quality problems and complaints, monitoring river levels during flood season, maintaining drainage systems, managing habitat improvement projects and more. For further information on Snohomish County Surface Water Management's programs, please go to www.surfacewater.info. Our 2020 Highlights report is available here.
About the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR)
The Snohomish County Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) includes the Division of Surface Water Management, the Division of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, the Office of Energy and Sustainability and the Office of Agriculture and aims to achieve high-priority environmental sustainability goals. Some of the greatest assets we have in Snohomish County are our unparalleled beauty and abundant natural resources. From the Puget Sound and five watersheds, to forestland, lakes, farms, ranches and parks, our quality of life, economic prosperity and future sustainability are dependent on protecting and improving our environmental resources. Visit the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources web page to learn more.
About Snohomish County
Snohomish County, north of Seattle, is located in northwest Washington between the Puget Sound and the Cascade Mountains. The county has rich scenery, numerous activities and a thriving economy. Snohomish County is a great place to live, work, play, and raise a family. When joining SWM, you will work in an environment where innovation, collaboration and continuous improvement is highly encouraged and supported. We are proud to offer an outstanding benefit package to employees and their dependents. We are invested in your success and growth and offer competitive wages, job flexibility and stability, employer paid ORCA (transit) cards, and a friendly, diverse team atmosphere where employees are appreciated and make a real difference providing services for our citizens. We strive to not only provide a meaningful job, but a lifelong career. Unfamiliar with Snohomish County? Learn more here.
Declaration of Emergency
Snohomish County is currently under a Declaration of Emergency due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The County has put in place initiatives to protect the health of its employees, and as a result, this position may temporarily be assigned to telework. There may be occasions when this position may be required to come into the office to perform certain job duties. Safety guidelines in compliance with the state, CDC and Snohomish County Health District are required to be followed during those times.
Snohomish County will be invested in your success and growth. We demonstrate this by offering a generous compensation package to our employees. Your salary is only part of your Total Compensation Package. Our benefits include:
STATEMENT OF ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
STATEMENT OF OTHER JOB DUTIES
Bachelor's Degree in GIS, geography, computer science, engineering, planning, natural resources or related field; AND one (1) year of GIS or automated mapping experience; OR any equivalent combination of training and/or experience that provides the required knowledge and abilities. Must pass job related tests.
A valid Washington State Driver's license may be required in some divisions for employment.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Employees receive supervision from a supervisor or manager, while team members provide guidance. The employee carries out assignments on his/her own initiative and receives additional, specific instructions when relevant. Work is performed with considerable independence and may be checked to assure adherence to instructions and conformance with established departmental policies, procedures, and quality assurance standards.
The work is performed in an office environment with some field trips to locations throughout the county for the purpose of data collection, quality control, and to increase understanding of projects. Prepares for and provides GIS support during emergency situations including floods, earthquakes, and storms. When on call, employees may be required to carry a County mobile phone, have connectivity and be available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Snohomish County is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.
Accommodations for individuals with disabilities are provided upon request.
EEO policy and ADA notice
Students will get some real world experience in using ArcGIS applications like Collector and Field Maps to collect ecological data on tablets and transmitting the data to our lab. This often requires some prep work in using ArcGIS Online web maps and other map sources (e.g., onX) for trip planning, but also troubleshooting when the apps aren’t cooperating and having to use other tools, i.e., a map and compass or GPS to navigate.
The Northwestern Bat Hub at Oregon State University-Cascades in Bend, OR is hiring for seasonal student field technician positions to assist in conducting acoustic monitoring as part of our North American Bat Monitoring (NABat) effort in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. The student technician will be working with a crew lead to assist in deploying ultrasonic bat detectors often in remote locations throughout the Pacific Northwest. This position requires a large amount of time in the field: applicants must be flexible in when and where they will be working given changing field conditions and project needs; camping the entire summer; fieldwork often occurs in difficult weather conditions, sometimes involving tough hikes with heavy packs containing recording equipment and deployment gear.
For more specific information regarding requested qualifications and to apply, please visit: https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/112735. You can also reach out to me for further questions. Please note the deadline to apply is 2/18/2022.
The City of Salem has an opening for a limited-duration Stormwater Inspections Technician (Engineer Technician II) in the Stormwater Quality Group of Public Works. While this position comes with the same benefits as a career position, limited-duration positions cannot exceed eighteen months from date of hire.
This position performs moderately complex, technical, sub-professional engineering and drafting work. Work involves responsibility for skilled use of engineering and related skills for assisting Stormwater Quality staff with inspections of private and public stormwater treatment facilities and conducting field data collection to inventory potential stormwater retrofit sites. The position will also be providing technical support for the Operations and Maintenance, Outreach, Natural Areas, Stream Cleaning, and Environmental Monitoring programs.
Successful applicants possess strong knowledge of green stormwater infrastructure, water quality facilities, and engineering concepts including reading and interpreting maps, plans, and specifications; the ability to read and interpret construction plans, as-built drawings, and engineering maps and records; the ability to use handheld GPS devices, smart phones, and computerized inventory systems; and knowledge of traffic laws, occupational hazards, and safety precautions. Successful candidates will also demonstrate their ability to follow verbal and written directions, to keep accurate daily time/material logs, to prepare clear and concise written reports, and their proficiency in the use of ArcMap and other GIS software packages.
The Public Works Department values employees and their professional development. If you are someone that takes pride in collaborating on innovative ideas, proactively responding to community needs, and being a good environmental and financial steward, we look forward to meeting you! The Public Works Department promotes a healthy work life balance, while maintaining the utmost dedication to the health, safety and welfare of our community, including our team!
What are the minimum qualifications?
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How can I apply?
The City of Salem invites individuals of all diverse communities and backgrounds to apply for our available job opportunities as we strive to provide the best service to everyone. The City of Salem is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all and has a culture that values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that by welcoming differences, encouraging new ideas and views, listening to and learning from each other, we are better able to serve the community.
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Geographical Information Systems Analyst
Pacific Northwest or Remote
Are you looking to put your GIS skills to use on project work that makes a meaningful impact? ICF is seeking a passionate GIS Analyst with 3+ years’ experience (educational experience can substitute) who is ready to strengthen our growing team. Position is based in Portland, with options to work remotely in the Pacific Northwest.
We are the Environment & Planning Division. We are passionate about doing what’s right for our clients, our people, the communities where we live and work, and the environment. We are planners, scientists, program managers, communicators, economists, technologists, and strategists. We are collaborative, curious, and committed to excellence—these are qualities we value that make us who we are and inspire us to grow. If you perform well in a fast-paced, engaging and collaborative environment, and would like to work with a diverse team of industry professionals, we encourage you to learn more about ICF (www.icf.com) and consider applying to join our team.
What You Will Do
This role presents you with the opportunity for innovative project work for a diverse clientele, developing solutions across a variety of disciplines including climate adaptation, health and equity, disaster management, species recovery, environmental restoration, and transportation planning. You will work in a multidisciplinary environment with data scientists, designers, biologists, conservation planners, archaeologists, and transportation experts. You will join our analytical team which includes software developers, data modelers, and geographic information system analysts. This will afford you the opportunity to broaden and enhance your existing skill set as well as train others in a collaborative environment, implementing technology that interests and excites you!
What You Must Have
What We’d Like You to Have
This is an outstanding opportunity to work with talented and passionate individuals and to grow with a firm that believes in nurturing talent and developing long-term career success. ICF is a purpose driven company with a strong culture and underlying values that prize diversity, opportunity, equality, and respect. Our core values include Embracing Differences, and we seek candidates who are passionate about building a culture that encourages, embraces and hires dimensions of differences.
Position Title: Natural Resource Data Scientist @ Ecotrust
Location: Portland, OR (or remotely from Oregon, Washington, California, or Alaska)
Application Deadline: February 4, 2022
Anticipated Start Date: March 15, 2022
Salary Range: $86,000 - $106,000
The Natural Resource Data Scientist (NRDS) is responsible for leading applied, collaborative, and reproducible research related to monitoring, predicting, and communicating the conditions of natural resources and the potential environmental, economic, and equity impacts of management and conservation activities. They will oversee and contribute to partnership building and fundraising for complex, multi-year, collaborative efforts drawing heavily on emerging best practices in co-production and research justice, combining analytical expertise and fluency in communicating technical work to diverse audiences. The NRDS will work closely with the Forests & Ecosystem Services and Knowledge Systems teams at Ecotrust.
Who you are
You bring a love of data, coding, predictive modeling, and ecosystem science along with a commitment to drive radical, practical change, to collaborate with humility, to enable others, and to put equity at the center of your work. You weave together expertise in Python programming, geospatial and/or image analysis, and computing to deliver actionable research. You can flex expertise in data science, developing rigorous analytical workflows to acquire, clean, and interpret data using open-source tools and techniques, tempered with humility, appreciation, and interest in learning from and honoring multiple ways of knowing. You are eager to learn from others and collaborate, and are motivated to ensure your work contributes to broader efforts at Ecotrust and with our partners to advance Indigenous sovereignty and self-determination, to identify and address racial disparities, and to make a meaningful impact in terms of land, water, and climate justice.
This is a full-time position, based out of Portland, OR or remotely from anywhere in Oregon, California, Washington, or Alaska. It will require moderate travel. Read more about the position and how to apply here.
Learn more about this position: Info session Wednesday, January 26 @ 12 pm PST
Ecotrust is hosting an informational session about this position on January 26 at 12pm. You can join the session by calling in:
• Click this link to join by computer audio/video (no video of potential candidates, only for Ecotrust hosts): https://us06web.zoom.us/j/86064887324
• Dial this number to join by phone: +1(669)900-6833
• Meeting ID: 860 6488 7324
If you will be unable to join, you may also submit questions to David Diaz at email@example.com ahead of time. We will record the session and post the recording to the Ecotrust website shortly afterwards.
Overwatch is continuing to expand, and has multiple job openings available! The jobs are listed at https://www.overwatchimaging.com/careers.
They are hiring at least one, but possibly more than one Airborne Imaging Specialist. They are busier than ever, so they need to get some new people interested in sensor operations and GIS before the summer fire season hits.
Some other open positions are for a Geospatial Software Engineer that would continue to develop our custom sensor software, and a Production Technician who builds our payloads and cables. All positions are based in Hood River. The Geospatial Software Engineer has the possibility for remote work.
Airborne Imaging Specialist
The Overwatch Airborne Imaging Specialist will operate Overwatch imaging systems and generate maps and other derived information products for customers in critical civil, industrial, and specialty applications, while providing feedback to drive continuous product improvement.
Geospatial Data Software Engineer
This position will design and implement connections between imagery captured by our products and outside map data. This Engineer will support image manipulation and image data management software to enable customers to easily and automatically consume our intelligence outputs.
Closing date: 2022-01-17
Position: Senior GIS Analyst
Organization: Chesapeake Conservancy
Country: United States
Contact: Susan Minnemeyer
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
**Senior Geospatial Analyst**
**Salary range: $55,000-$65,000 dependent on skills and experience level**
Chesapeake Conservancy-Annapolis, MD
Chesapeake Conservancy, a nonprofit organization based in Annapolis, Maryland is seeking a Senior Geospatial Analyst to support conservation and restoration projects. We are committed to building a talented team of diverse backgrounds and an equitable and inclusive workplace.
The senior geospatial analyst position will work within the CIC and be responsible for leading key components of a wide variety of geospatial projects. These projects support restoration and conservation progress throughout the Chesapeake watershed and beyond, engaging partners who work directly with landowners, as well as partners at state and regional scales making policy and funding decisions. Project tasks include, but are not limited to, applications of remote sensing and geospatial analyses to identify previous implementation of or opportunities for implementation of agricultural best management practices (BMPs), development of software solutions for tracking and validating BMP implementation, and supporting modeling for precision nutrient and sediment reduction calculations. These tasks will require producing compelling communication products, such as maps, charts/graphs, technical reports, and web-based mapping applications. The senior analyst will use software and tools including ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Enterprise, ArcGIS Online, and Python programming. The candidate will ultimately deliver custom geospatial solutions to analyze patterns in environmental data, streamline workflows, and support decision making of end users in the environmental conservation/restoration field.
**Essential functions include:**
1. Communicate and collaborate with CIC team members to perform designated workflows, prioritize assigned tasks within the scope of assigned project components, and adhere to project deadlines.
2. Utilize high-resolution data to perform analyses that support watershed planning across the Chesapeake Bay watershed, including identifying opportunities for future BMP implementation.
3. Performing literature reviews to identify and incorporate innovative methodologies and encourage best science and technological practices in workflows.
4. Produce, test, and utilize innovative and replicable methods for addressing environmental challenges, with accompanying documentation for project analyses. Must be willing to train other staff on technical methodologies and present on findings.
5. Automate large, complex, and iterative geospatial processes. The CIC maintains a high volume of ongoing projects with limited staff, and to do so, we emphasize efficiency and automation. The senior analyst must demonstrate competency with strategies such as constructing iterative processes in ModelBuilder, Python scripting, and running batch processes.
6. Present results of project analyses_._ Candidates should be comfortable articulating highly technical projects to partners and the public orally and in writing. This also includes data visualization with impactful map-making or construction of web maps and applications.
- Organized, dependable, and results-oriented
- Ability to work independently on tasks within a larger, collaborative team environment
- Passion for the mission of the Chesapeake Conservancy– public access, conservation, education and stewardship of the Bay and its resources
- Strong GIS and remote sensing experience including large data management, vector and raster analysis.
- Familiarity with agricultural management practices (BMPs), such as barnyard runoff control, conservation tillage, and forested buffers
- Demonstrated experience with geospatial workflow automation using Python
- Adaptability and independence in problem solving/troubleshooting
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
- Proven ability to deliver on projects and to relate complicated technical material to others
- Ability to work among a diverse group of GIS staff and represent the highest quality standards
- A Master’s degree or a Bachelor’s degree with 2+ years of work experience is preferred, ideally with a concentration in Environmental Studies, Computer Science, Remote Sensing, or other relevant field.
- Commensurate work experience or professional certifications can be substituted for the academic degrees, where applicable.
- Authorization to work in the United States is required.
- Esri ArcGIS Pro 2.x and/or ArcGIS Desktop 10.x
- Workflow automation: Python or ModelBuilder
- Familiarity with agricultural Best Management Practices (BMPs), especially mapping
- Experience with soil, water, and nutrient models, such as SPARROW, SWAT, and CAST
- Experience with open source geospatial applications and/or python packages for workflow automation
- Understanding of remote sensing products, especially LIDAR and multi-spectral imagery bands (e.g. Landsat, Sentinel, WV-3)
- Familiarity with the Chesapeake Bay Program and Watershed Implementation Plans
- Esri ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Enterprise, including WebApp Builder
- Experience using cloud-based services and technologies (Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Earth Engine) and Git version control systems, are a plus
**LOCATION** Annapolis, Maryland, with flexible and hybrid remote working options.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to explain how your skills and background fit this position. A portfolio of previous work is recommended but not required. Complete applications should be submitted before January 14, 2022 for full consideration.
The Conservancy offers a competitive employee benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, disability insurance, paid vacation and family/sick leave, and participation in a retirement savings plan. Opportunities for advancement and professional development are available.
**WE ARE COMMITTED TO BEING A DIVERSE & WELCOMING WORKPLACE:**
Chesapeake Conservancy is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, color, age, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, refusal to submit to a genetic test or to make available genetic test results, or any other legally protected characteristic.
Chesapeake Conservancy understands that protecting and restoring the natural and cultural resources of the Chesapeake Bay watershed requires intentional commitment to inclusive practices and narratives within the conservation movement. Through our work we celebrate and elevate the people, places, and cultures of the region, especially by engaging underrepresented communities. Committing to the values of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice is critical to achieve our vision of a Chesapeake that is healthy, accessible to everyone, and a place where people and wildlife thrive. To that end, we commit ourselves to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Justice both in our programmatic priorities and our internal organizational development through inclusive recruitment of staff and board members, and fostering a diverse and inclusive culture.
Chesapeake Conservancy is a non-profit organization based in Annapolis, Maryland, dedicated to ensuring a healthier Chesapeake Bay watershed where fish and wildlife thrive, with healthy waters and abundant forests, wetlands, shorelines, and open spaces. With the human population in the Chesapeake watershed approaching 18 million and growing and tens of thousands of acres of open space vanishing each year, the Conservancy works to connect people with the Chesapeake’s wildlife and history; conserve landscapes and rivers; and restore the region’s natural resources. The Conservancy works in close partnership with the National Park Service Chesapeake Bay Office, the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, as well as other federal, state and local agencies, private foundations, and corporations to advance conservation. Within the Conservancy, the Conservation Innovation Center (CIC) is redefining information systems for conservation, both within the Bay watershed and beyond. In the past few years, the CIC has become a globally recognized leader in high resolution land cover and land use data, geospatial analysis, data science, and web application development to advance precision conservation and restoration. We have partnered with governmental groups like the US EPA Chesapeake Bay Program and industry-leading organizations like Microsoft and Esri to deliver more precise data for achieving conservation outcomes. Our work is helping to define the next generation of environmental information, informing policy and community decisions.
GIS Analyst 2 or 3
GIS; Portland, Oregon (US-OR)
Hybrid schedule available for Oregon & Washington residents.
Posting # 3694
Performs advanced, specialized, and analytical work in the development and use of the Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Works directly with the GIS Supervisor to coordinate large, multiple and/or complex GIS projects including developing timelines, schedules, and budgets. Identifies, assesses, and provides solutions using an array of technical tools as well as creative and out of the box thinking. Proactively identifies work process improvements and potential projects for internal and external benefit. Creates specialized mapping products by performing complex database design and analysis using multiple data sources. Performs testing, installation and maintenance of new or modified applications to the GIS system. Researches new and emerging GIS technology. Completes other GIS work as required.
Day to Day:
Come on your first day with:
What we offer:
Work Life Balance -
Base salary range: $65,600.00 - $90,800.00 (level 2) or $77,900.00 - $107,850.00 (level 3) per year, depending on qualifications
Annual Target Incentive: Level 2, 7.5% target
Level 3, 9.5% target
Targets are calculated using eligible earnings during plan year participation. Payout, if earned, is based on company and individual performance for each plan year and may range from 0% – 200% of target. Targets are subject to change in subsequent plan years. Must be employed by September 30 in order to receive any prorated payout.
Application Process: To be considered for this position, submit a complete electronic application including cover letter and resume via our website.
April 11, 2022 to February 12, 2023
FWS Alaska Regional Office (R7)
*Applicants local to Anchorage are strongly preferred.
The purpose of this internship is to execute geospatial data management updates, field validation, and assignment of wetland attribution and functional classifications to standardize, merge, and update the wetland inventory for areas in Alaska (primarily the Anchorage commuting area) in a manner that is acceptable and compatible with the National Wetland Inventory (NWI), the federal standard for wetland mapping.
While much of this position will take place indoors and can be done remotely, there will be a field season component in the summer. This field work will take in the Anchorage area. Passing of Bear Safety and Shotgun Certification is a mandatory condition of employment.
Conditions of Employment:
Required to demonstrate full vaccination status for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) with a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized or FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine;
Receive from SCA a reasonable accommodation granting an exemption from vaccine requirements based on a medical disability or because of a sincerely held religious belief. Additional information and instructions regarding how to request a reasonable accommodation will be provided at the time of selection.
Salary Range: $71,903 - $94,691 annually.
Placement on the range will be based on relevant experience displayed in application materials.
Full-time, non-exempt position plus full benefits package.
The closing date for this position is 11:59 p.m., Sunday, January 30, 2022.
About This Opportunity
In this role, you will partner up with other department GIS teams to implement GIS tools and solutions to serve our Hillsboro citizens. Projects vary from small to large, internal, or external configurable web applications, system integrations, office, or field, lots of data, processing, project management and more!
This position touches many different types of GIS work which also contributes to our surrounding jurisdictional partners at the local, county and state level. The candidate we are looking for will work together to balance and enhance these concepts with the existing team and together, achieve assignments with a wide range of varying governing perspectives and priorities.
Examples of Essential Work
What You’ll Be Doing
Candidates We Are Looking For Will Have
Acceptable Experience and Training
Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Geography, Geographic Information System, Geology, Geoinformatics or closely related field, and or 3-5 years of equivalent experience.